ChalkBloggers | The Chalkboard Project


Students working together
Aug 4, 2016

Have you ever thought of becoming a teacher?

Research suggests young people develop career choices as early as fourth grade. Waiting until a prospective teacher is college age may be too late because they have had years to cultivate a mindset of career ambitions that may not include teaching.

  • Teacher Preparation
  • Equity and Diversity
Educators collaborating at white board
Jun 29, 2016

Helping principals focus on what matters most.

School district leaders from across Oregon huddled at round tables to share achievements attained and lessons learned through Chalkboard Project’s Leading for Learning initiative.  Afterward, they shared their thoughts on how transformative they found the experience.

  • School Leadership
Jun 28, 2016

Two-year program inspires systems change for district leaders

Nearly 40 school district administrators completed the school leadership program—Leading for Learning. Several administrators sat down with us to share how their practice has changed during the two years of training, and how this new professional learning model has helped them deepen their instructional leadership skills and help foster system supports for principals in their districts.

  • School Leadership
Jun 24, 2016

Preschool Promise: High-quality preschool for more Oregon kids

[Editor’s Note: Chalkboard invites guest bloggers to share their perspectives on Oregon’s K-12 education system. The Children’s Institute supports public and private investments in high-quality early programs and links early childhood with K-12.]

Swati Adarkar, President & CEO, Children’s Institute

  • Student Success


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